Annexure‐I 
API Proforma for  Professor, Associate Professor & Assistant Professor 
ACADEMIC PEFORMANCE INDICATORS BASED ON PERFORMANCE BASED 
APPRAISAL SYSTEM TO BE SUBMITTED BY EACH APPLICANT FOR APPOINTMENT 
OF TEACHERS AND OTHER ACADEMIC STAFF 
AS PER UGC REGULATIONS, 2010 
 
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Name of the Applicant
Date of Birth
Post applied for and
Subject
Name of the Department

SCORES FOR ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE INDICATORS (APIs) IN RECRUITMENTS AND CAREER
ADVANCEMENT SCHEME (CAS) PROMOTIONS OF UNIVERSITY / COLLEGE TEACHERS
CATEGORY I: TEACHING, LEARNING AND EVALUATION RELATED ACTIVITIES
Brief Explanation: Based on the teacher’s self-assessment, API scores are proposed for (a) teaching
related activities; (b) domain knowledge; (c) participation in examination and evaluation; (d) contribution
to innovative teaching, new courses etc. The minimum API score required by teachers from this category
is 75. The self assessment score should be based on objectively verifiable criteria wherever possible and
will be finalized by the screening/selection committee.
S. No.

Nature of Activity

Maximum Score

1

Lectures, seminars, tutorials, practicals,
contact hours undertaken taken as
percentage of lectures allocated
Lectures or other teaching duties in excess
of the UGC norms
Preparation and Imparting of knowledge /
instruction as per curriculum; syllabus
enrichment by providing additional resources
to students
Use of participatory and innovative teachinglearning methodologies; updating of subject
content, course improvement etc
Examination duties (Invigilation; question
paper setting, evaluation/assessment of
answer scripts) as per allotment.
Total Score
Minimum API Score Required

50

2
3

4

5

Self Assessment
Score
(to be filled by
applicant)

Verified API Score
(for official use)

10
20

20

25

125
75

# Supporting documents, wherever required be attached. 
 
(Signature of Applicant)  
 

 

It will be noticed that all teachers can earn scores from a number of items. Brief Explanation: Based on the teacher’s self-assessment. and Professional development related contributions. the self-assessment score should be based on objectively verifiable criteria and will be finalized by the screening/selection committee. membership of associations. training courses. Name of the Applicant Date of Birth Post applied for and Subject Name of the Department CATEGORY II: CO-CURRICULAR. not covered in Category III below) Minimum API Score Required 20 2 3 Self Assessment Score (to be filled by applicant) Verified API Score (for official use) 15 15 15   # Supporting documents. conferences. category II API scores are proposed for cocurricular and extension activities. A list of items and proposed scores is given below. Nature of Activity Maximum Score 1 Student related co-curricular. The list of activities is broad enough for the minimum API score required (15) in this category to accrue to all teachers. The minimum API required by teachers for eligibility for promotion is 15. No. S. lectures. wherever required be attached. extension and field based activities (such as extension work through NSS/NCC and other channels.    (Signature of Applicant)     . EXTENSION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT RELATED ACTIVITIES. talks. dissemination and general articles. subject related events. cultural activities. whereas some activities will be carried out only by one or a few teachers. short term. Professional Development activities (such as participation in seminars.  Advertisement No. advisement and counseling) Contribution to Corporate life and management of the department and institution through participation in academic and administrative committees and responsibilities. As before.

Publications with ISBN/ISSN numbers. chapters in books. Subject Books by / national level publishers/State and Central Govt. and 5/ chapter in edited books Subject Books by Other local publishers with ISBN/ISSN numbers. APIs Engineering/Agricultur e/Veterinary Science/Sciences/Medi cal Sciences Faculties of Languages Arts/Humanities/Social Sciences/Library/ Physical education/Management Max. and 3 / chapter in edited books 10 /Chapter III (B) III (C) III (C) (i) Research Publications(bo oks.  Advertisement No. Conference proceedings as full papers. API scores are proposed for research and academic contributions. S No.00 lakhs 10/ publication 50 /sole author. having ISBN/ISSN numbers. 10 /chapter in an edited book 5 / Chapter 20 Project /each 15 Project /each Self Assessment Score (to be filled by applicant) Verified API Score (for official use) . 5. points for University and college teacher position III A Research Papers published in: Refereed Journals * Refereed Journals* 15 / publication Non-refereed but recognized and reputable journals and periodicals. The minimum API score required by teachers from this category is different for different levels of promotion and between university and colleges. Chapters contributed to edited knowledge based volumes published by International Publishers Chapters in knowledge based volumes by Indian/National level publishers with ISBN/ISSN numbers and with numbers of national and international directories RESEARCH PROJECTS Sponsored (a) Major Projects Projects carried amount mobilized with out/ ongoing grants above 30. The self-assessment score will be based on verifiable criteria and will be finalized by the screening/selection committee.0 lakhs (b) Major Projects amount mobilized with grants above 5. (Abstracts not to be included) Text or Reference Books Published by International Publishers with an established peer review system 10 / Publication Subjects Books by National level publishers/State and Central Govt. other than refereed journal articles) Major Projects amount mobilized with grants above 5.0 lakhs Major Projects Amount mobilized with minimum of Rs. Name of the Applicant Date of Birth Post applied for and Subject Name of the Department CATEGORY-III: RESEARCH AND ACADEMIC CONTRIBUTIONS Brief Explanation: Based on the teacher’s self-assessment. Conference proceedings as full papers. etc.00 lakhs Chapters contributed to edited knowledge based volumes published by International Publishers Chapters in knowledge based volumes in Indian/National level publishers with ISBN/ISSN numbers and with numbers of national and international directories 15 / sole author.00 lakhs up to Rs. having ISBN/ISSN numbers. etc. Subject Books by Other local publishers with ISBN/ISSN numbers. 3. 25 /sole author. Publications with ISBN/ISSN numbers. (Abstracts not to be included) Text or Reference Books Published by International Publishers with an established peer review system Non-refereed but recognized and reputable journals and periodicals.0 lakhs up to 30.

Bodies at Central and State level 30 / each national level output or patent /50 /each for International level. RESEARCH GUIDANCE M. the points would accrue for the publication (III (a)) and not under presentation (III (e)(ii)). (ii) papers with impact factor between 1 and 2 by 10 points.0 lakhs. 2. 5 lakh) Amount mobilized with minimum of Rs. Methodology (b) One week duration (b) One week duration 10/each workshops.000 up to Rs. 3 lakh) Amount mobilized with minimum of Rs. TeachingLearningEvaluation Technology Programmes.  (Signature of Applicant) .5 / each c) Regional/State level c) Regional/State level 5 /each d) Local – d) Local – 3 / each University/College University/College Invited lectures (a) International (a) International 10 /each or presentations for conferences/ symposia (b) National level (b) National level 5 *Wherever relevant to any specific discipline. ** If a paper presented in Conference/Seminar is published in the form of Proceedings.  III (C) (ii) III (C) (iii) III (C) (iv) III (D) III (D) (i) III (D) (ii) III(E) III(E) (i) III(E) (ii) III(E) (iv) Consultancy Projects carried out / ongoing Completed projects : Quality Evaluation Projects Outcome / Outputs (c) Minor Projects (Amount mobilized with grants above Rs.** a) International a) International conference 10 each conference b) National b) National 7. Faculty Development Programmes (Max: 30 points) Papers in Participation and Participation and Conferences/ Presentation of research Presentation of research Seminars/ papers (oral/poster) in papers(oral/poster) in workshops etc. wherever required be attached. 50. # Supporting documents. Note: The API for joint publications will have to be calculated in the following manner: Of the total score for the relevant category of publication by the concerned teacher. 25. the first/Principal author and the corresponding author/supervisor/mentor of the teacher would share equally 60% of the total points and the remaining 40% would be shared equally by all other authors. the API score for paper in refereed journal would be augmented as follows: (i) indexed journals – by 5 points.Phil.D Degree awarded Degree awarded 10 /each candidate Thesis submitted Thesis submitted 7 /each candidate TRAINING COURSES AND CONFERENCE /SEMINAR/WORKSHOP PAPERS (a) Not less than two (a) Not less than two 20/each Refresher weeks duration weeks duration courses.10.2. respectively 20 /each major project and 10 / each minor project Degree awarded only 3 /each candidate Ph.0 lakhs and Completed project report (Accepted by funding agency) 10/each Project Patent/Technology transfer/ Product/Process Major Policy document of Govt.10. Training. Soft Skills development Programmes.0 lakhs Rs. (iv) papers with impact factor between 5 and 10 by 25 points.00 lakh Completed project Report(Acceptance from funding agency) Minor Projects (Amount mobilized with grants above Rs. (iii) papers with impact factor between 2 and 5 by 15 points.000 up to Rs. Degree awarded only 10 per every Rs.